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Should I remove Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services Shim?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,190
United States Rank #1,449
Reach 0.3756%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.56 days
281.97 days >
Average installed length: 148.15 days

Typically installed together

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Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services Shim

What is Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services Shim?

Automated Troubleshooting Services is used to automatically detect and fix common maintenance problems such as broken desktop shortcuts, unused icons, disk volume errors, and incorrect system time display. Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services scans your computer and detects the root causes of common problems, then automatically fixes the problems that it finds, and offers additional resources if the problem isn't fixed.

Program detailsProgram details

Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\system32\sdbinst.exe -u "C:\WINDOWS\AppPatch\Custom\{c9920352-04e6-469d-bab8-e2b9c7c75415}.sdb"

How do I remove Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services Shim?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services Shim from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services Shim from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services Shim, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services Shim.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 54%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,190

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 54.74%
Windows Vista 39.09%
Windows 7 5.55%
Windows Server 2003 0.41%
Windows 8 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 54.83%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 32.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.04%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.41%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.83%
Windows Vista Business 1.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.56%
  Germany 6.67%
  United Kingdom 3.78%
  Canada 3.04%
  Australia 1.61%
  France 1.10%
  Brazil 1.07%
  Belgium 1.01%
  Netherlands 0.98%
  Italy 0.98%
  Spain 0.95%
  Japan 0.89%
  Israel 0.77%
  Sweden 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.63%
Hewlett-Packard 22.01%
Intel 6.94%
GIGABYTE 6.67%
American Megatrends 5.87%
Acer 5.40%
Toshiba 4.80%
Sahara 3.87%
Gateway 1.47%
Medion 1.47%
NEC 1.00%
ASUS 0.87%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 5.60%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 3.16%
Dell Dell DXP061 3.01%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.87%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 2.87%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.73%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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